PPG board member Davis earns honors

Steven Davis named to NACD’s list of top peer-nominated corporate influencers.
PPG Steven Davis
Steven A. Davis

PPG announced that its board of directors’ member Steven A. Davis has been included in the 16th annual directorship 100 list of the nation’s “Most Influential Corporate Directors and Governance Experts” by The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

PPG said the list “recognizes the most influential peer-nominated leaders in the boardroom and corporate governance community.” Davis, former chairman and chief executive officer of Bob Evans Farms, Inc., joined the PPG Board of Directors in 2019.

“Steve’s invaluable expertise and leadership have had a dynamic impact on the PPG Board of Directors. He brings significant experience in managing a network of branded retail locations with a focus on customer service and experience,” said Michael H. McGarry, PPG chairman and CEO.

“As a PPG Board member, his involvement extends deep into our organization through our Black Employee Network and other employee resource networks, and his participation in a variety of events and global webcasts involving our employees,” said McGarry.

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Davis serves on the audit committee and sustainability and innovation committee of PPG’s board. Also, he currently serves on the boards of directors of Albertsons Companies, Inc., American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. and Marathon Petroleum Corporation.

He previously served on the boards of CenturyLink, Inc., Legacy Acquisition Corp., the Sonic Corp and Walgreens Boots Alliance, said PPG, and he also serves on the International Board of Directors for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Bob Evans Farms from 2006 to 2015. Davis also held a variety of leadership positions in the restaurant and consumer packaged goods industries.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PPG operates and innovates in more than 75 countries and reported net sales of $16.8 billion in 2021.